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NEW ORLEANS - Coast Guard air crews flew over 325 hours and 130 sorties in support of Hurricane Isaac response activities from Aug. 24 to Sept. 2, 2012. Air Station New Orleans crews conducted 11 search-and-rescue cases, saving 19 lives. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Tippets.


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This work, 120905-G-BA041 Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans Hurricane Isaac response, by PO3 Ryan Tippets, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.5.2012

Date Posted:12.22.2013 5:33PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:317734

Filename:DOD_101062701

Length:00:02:09

Location:NEW ORLEANS, LA, USGlobe

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